Words in Focus


What makes the German term “Fernweh” so distinctive? Well, it’s a word without an equivalent in English, that’s what. However, beyond that, it also has a considerably deeper connotation than one might assume at first.

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e.g. and i.e.

There are a few Latin terms that often create confusion for English speakers. “E.g.” and “i.e.” are two of them. This blog post will explain the difference between these two terms so that you can use them correctly in your writing.

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Explained: Small Talk

“Small talk.” We’ve all heard of it, and most of us try to avoid it. But what is it, really? And why do we do it? Contrary to popular belief, small talk isn’t just pointless chit-chat. It actually has a lot of value and purpose. Read on to find out more!

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When To Use Commas in English Writing: 10 Rules With Examples

Even if you’re a native English speaker, there’s a good chance you’ve been comma-confused at some point. But is it really necessary to use them in every sentence? And what are the rules for comma usage, anyway? In this blog post, we’ll clear up all your comma questions once and for all! So let’s get started!

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How Reading Impacts Language Development

There’s no question that reading is important. In fact, it’s essential for developing language skills and improving literacy. But what many people don’t realize is how much reading impacts language development. There are plenty of compelling reasons to pick up a book today, so read on!

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